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Move Over Barbie, American Girl Dolls Are Here

The underground female 'tween empire has cast its vote: The Barbie Doll is out, and American Girl Dolls are in. NPR's Mike Pesca visits the American Girl Place in Manhattan to find out about this lucrative doll empire. The boutique is where the popular American Girl Dolls and all of their accessories are sold to legions of girls.

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Mike Pesca first reached the airwaves as a 10-year-old caller to a New York Jets-themed radio show and has since been able to parlay his interests in sports coverage as a National Desk correspondent for NPR based in New York City.
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